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Verizon Named ‘Most Reliable Network’ In RootMetrics’ State of The Mobile Union Report; CTO Kyle Malady Quoted

Verizon

Verizon announced on Wednesday that the company remains the most reliable network in the latest RootMetrics’ latest 1H 2021 US State of the Mobile Union report. The company ranked first in inaccessibility, call and text award categories. The company’s well-known network was awarded best overall network performance and network reliability for the sixteenth consecutive time. 

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Colin Kahl, DoD Undersecretary for Policy, Pushes Network Resiliency

Colin Kahl

Colin Kahl, the Biden administration’s nominee to serve as the Department of Defense’s (DoD) undersecretary for policy, said that he would drive network resiliency to combat the increase in cyberattacks during his confirmation hearing. Kahl added that DoD has to be able to quickly repair and harden vulnerabilities in its networks. 

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DARPA STITCHES Program to Deliver Data Sharing Capabilities for JADC2; Tim Grayson Quoted

DARPA

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) System-of-systems Technology Integration Tool Chain for Heterogeneous Electronic Systems (STITCHES) program has been developed to create networks via self-writing software to deliver broad support to the military services. “We are getting tremendous pull and demand for it,” Tim Grayson, director of the Strategic Technology Office at DARPA said. 

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Lt. Gen. Dennis Crall, Joint Staff CIO, Recommends Areas to Improve JADC2

Lt. Gen. Dennis Crall

Lt. Gen. Dennis Crall, chief information officer (CIO) of the Joint Staff and 2021 Wash100 Award recipient, recently addressed how the military’s future network-of-networks operational construct, Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2), can increase innovation and agility by leveraging big data. “Everything we do from this point forward, it really is all about the data,” he said.

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Senate Confirms Gen. Lloyd Austin as Defense Secretary

Gen. Lloyd Austin

The Senate has confirmed Gen. Lloyd Austin as Secretary of Defense in a 93-2 vote on Friday. President Biden said that Austin has “intimate knowledge of the Department of Defense,” which will support Biden's defense initiatives. His confirmation follows Congress' approval of the waiver to facilitate Austin’s confirmation on Thursday. 

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DoD Begins Migrating IT Users to DEOS; Brian Hermann Quoted

Defense Enterprise

The Department of Defense (DoD) has started migrating its IT users to Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS), the multibillion commercial cloud-based environment that will deliver collaboration services to the Defense Department. DEOS began the rollout process to its first users on Jan. 14th, according to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), who is spearheading the migration.

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Sepio Secures Additional $4M Funding to Accelerate Innovation from MRV; Jacqueline LeSage Krause, Dr. Andre Knoerchen Quoted

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Sepio Systems has secured an additional $4 million from Munich Re Ventures and Hanaco Ventures (MRV) to accelerate the company's innovation and expand into new regions of the globe, the company announced on Wednesday. The addition will bring the total investment in the company to $15 million.

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FireEye Wins NAVWAR AI Challenge, Securing 100K for 1st Place in AI ATAC; Seth Summersett Quoted

FireEye Endpoint Security has received the Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) $100,000 first place prize on the Artificial Intelligence Applications to Autonomous Cybersecurity Challenges (AI ATAC), the company announced on Friday.

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BlackBerry Introduces CylancePROTECT and CylanceOPTICS to Enhance EPP, EDR Capabilities; Michael Suby, Dominic Grillo, Thomas Pace Quoted

BlackBerry Limited has announced new product enhancements to the endpoint protection platform (EPP) and endpoint detection and response (EDR) of the BlackBerry Spark platform, the company reported on Tuesday

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BlackBerry Releases Spark Platform to Deliver Zero Trust Security for Unified Endpoint Security, Management; Billy Ho Quoted

BlackBerry Limited has launched the BlackBerry Spark Platform, featuring a new unified endpoint security (UES) layer which can work with BlackBerry unified endpoint management (UEM) to deliver zero trust security, the company announced on Monday.

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